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DevOps Engineer

Business area: 

Software Engineering



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Security Clearance: 

Internal Background Check (DBS)

Job description

About us

Solirius Consulting delivers technical consultancy and application delivery to our clients in order to solve real world problems and allow our clients to respond to an ever-changing technical landscape. We partner closely with our clients, embedding our consultants into their businesses in order to provide a bespoke service, allowing us to truly understand our clients’ needs.

It is this close collaboration with our clients that has enabled us to grow rapidly in recent years and will drive our ambitious future growth plans. We currently have over 250 consultants working with a variety of key clients from both the public and private sectors such as the Ministry of Justice, Department for Education, FCDOS, UEFA, International Olympic Committee and Mercedes Benz; with plans to increase our client base further in the near future.

We operate as a flat organisation and believe in trusting and supporting our team to operate independently. We pride ourselves on being specialists at what we do, making the most of our consultants’ expertise in their fields in order to provide a best-in-class service to our clients. All our consultants have the opportunity to work on a range of different projects, providing a broad range of knowledge on which to develop their careers and progress in the direction they choose.

The role

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Software Engineering Practice as a DevOps Engineer, to work alongside our team and help build out the capability. We are looking for someone who is passionate about their work and can adapt to working within a versatile team

About you:

Our team is our strongest asset, you will be an excellent team player who recognises the strength of the team as a whole and can find their role within the Solirius team. 

Typical qualities of a Solirius consultant are:

  • Best in class technical skills in their sector

  • Outstanding communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and team working skills

  • Self motivated, enthusiastic and committed

  • The ideal candidates will share our values and be aligned with our ways of working.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understanding client requirements, liaising with stakeholders and speaking with

  • Implementing solutions to deploy and maintain highly available and scalable citizen-facing and private services and applications.

  • Implementing and managing continuous delivery systems and methodologies across cloud environments (Azure).

  • Providing feedback to project teams on how the platform is working

  • Advise developers on how they use specific systems and configure CI/CD pipelines

  • Automating and improving the development and release processes.

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Substantial DevOps experience

  • Microsoft Azure is essential, beneficial to have exposure to AWS and GCP

  • Commercial experience hands on coding - Infrastructure as Code (IaC) is essential

  • Ideally experience/exposure to Agile/Lean methodologies

  • Continuous Integration/Delivery/Deployment pipelines

  • Ability to advocate DevOps principles, practices and philosophy

  • Beneficial to have worked within the Government previously or Public Sector

  • Azure certification beneficial

Package and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, dependent on experience

  • Flexible working / Work from home

  • Generous annual discretionary bonus

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays

  • 10 days allocated development training per year

  • Contributory pension

  • Gym membership

  • Annual away days and social events

Equality and diversity

Solirius Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that supports, celebrates, encourages and respects all individuals and in which all processes are based on merit, competence and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexuality, age, disability, ethnicity, marital status or any other protected characteristics.


Should you require further assistance or require any reasonable adjustments be put in place to better support your application process, please do not hesitate to raise this with us.


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